Dec 18, 2012 11:35pm PST
minors to act aggressively. bonnie ross, a mother of two young children with her own concerns, also happens to run one of the most successful first person shooter games around -- "halo 4." while it's far more tame than the violent games many point fingers at, ross's advice is the same. what do you say to parents who say it's too violent, not good for kids? >> what i recommend is your kids are going to play games. play it with them so that you can really be there to answer questions and help them through that, and then you have to make a decision as a parent what's right for you. >> reporter: games, movies, music, comics. easy targets amidst a moral panic. >> as a society, if we focus in on the wrong issue, focus in on something that is a red herring, that is not going to help anybody, that can really distract the national conversation from serious issues. >>> and thank you for watching abc news tonight. we do hope you check in with our friends at "good morning america," bringing you the world while you rest and we're always online at abcnews.com. we have some great ways to help out
Dec 19, 2012 2:30am PST
, we go to caroline ross. i like the name, it's good. congratulations. thank you very much. >> you talked about that ubs story. that's a massive, massive fine. one of the biggest banks here in europe. yes, there have been a lot of press speculation about the side of the fine, but it's three times bigger than the fine ba barclay's was fined. ubs also admitting to criminal wro wrongdoing in japan. >> how are global markets doing at this hour? >> well, actually global markets are up. they're cheering, you know, the fact that there could be a fiscal cliff deal between democrats and republicans. look, we've got european markets close to year highs, the cac and dax at 52-week highs. this is more related to the expected aggressive monetary easing by the boj, but even the u.s. markets, the s&p 500 at a two-month high. >> i'm curious, we never really know how the fiscal cliff conversation plays out overseas. is it something that moves the needle in the markets in europe and asia? >> absolutely it does. given that, you know, in terms of european risk, everything pretty much done and dusted.
Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: but closure for the families of deborah ross and ersie everette known as chuck will have to wait. the judge has reaskedded the official sentence -- rescheduled the official sentencing of the killer nathan burris until january 18. they were gunned down at the richmond/san rafael tollbooth in 2009. burris was ross' ex-boyfriend the sentencing was supposed to happen today after a jury handed down the death penalty back in november. family members were prepared to read victim impact statements but instead, it was burris and his advisory counsel who spoke asking for a new date. burris represents himself and says the sheriff's department revoked his pro per leaving him without access to a library or any way to research and prepare. >> to me, it's a joke now. he's a joke. you know? he is trying to do anything he can to stay in the county jail. >> we are used to his antics now, you know, we kind of expect something he is going to do something. you kind of roll with the punches. but the main thing is that we know this is coming to an end. we know that we're going to be able to move on. >
Dec 18, 2012 9:00pm EST
was the worst that can happen? if they screw up we lose our shirts. tomorrow will ross why he is worried about these talks in washington. and creative ways to hike taxes but no clear ways to cut spending. cut him out. resolution war no, it will cost us dearly. the government is getting fatter. i have run out of analogies. go eat dinner.o , but only one at republicans are hong wil pass. here with exquisite exclusive details, richardson in washington. >> good evening. what republicans are looking to do in the house is basically deal wh the tax provisions of the fiscal cliff to hit on january 1 so thereill be two amendment votes on the house. the first constructed by republicans dubbed the nancy pelosi plan because it contains a number of the provisions she holds. amounts less than $250,000 per year, it extends some of the stimulus provisions with income taxpayers, child cred, and raising amounts more than $1 million. this is a republican plan ,-com,-com ma the one if it goes past the house, likely to pass the house, it makes the current rates permanent for amounts less than $1 million per year.
Dec 19, 2012 2:00pm PST
. and there is a difference between understanding a tragedy and capitalizing on it shamelessly. more with this on wilbur ross who says do not blink. on fbn. only fbn. good night. >> eric: hello. i'm eric bolling with kimberly guilfoyle, bob beckel, dana perino, greg gutfeld. 5:00 in new york city. this is "the five." ♪ ♪ >> eric: on september 11, terrorists assassinated four in benghazi. five spent months discussing what happened that night. we went 15 days in a row to discuss the benghazi tragedy. the left wing media accused us and fox for overdoing the story. today, the state department released this report. first, something peculiar happened a couple days ago. there is a briefing. hillary clinton called for report and said this. >> i am responsible for the state department and 60,000 people around the world. decision about the security assets are made by security professionals. >> eric: that first part again? >> i'm responsible for the state department. >> okay. i'm responsible. but hillary clinton is no-show tomorrow. madam secretary bumped her head the other day and her doctor recommends she stay in
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
gap was behind their claims. >>> government leaders i thailand a looki ross their border with myanmar and seeing what many see. they think they're better placed than most to tap into myanmar's economic potential as it opens up. thai prime minister yingluck shinawatra visited an economic zone on the indian ocean. she met with president than schway. the cost, $50 billion. her visit was the first from a ime minister of thailand since the o'two countries signed a memorandum of understanding in 2008 to develop the area. >> translator: by april of next year clearer details should be available and we should also be able to invite investors to join the product. >> the project is set to become the western access point for a road cross the china peninsula. it would connect the indian ocean to the south china sea. it could be a gateway for foreign investment in myanmar. the project has gained extra attention since myanmar launched its policy along with economic and democratic reforms. >>> it's a legacy of decades of war. land mines and unexploded bombs kill and maim people in afghanistan almost
Dec 19, 2012 1:00am PST
this is bogus. which politicians helped you the most? >> certainly iliana ross. >> bill: your congresswoman? >> right. and marco rubio and bill nelson has also been very outspoken about johnny's plight. >> bill: okay. but you haven't heard from hillary clinton, secretary of state, or president obama as we just heard, president's spokesman doesn't know anything about it. does that discourage you? >> it sort of is shocking at this point. >> it's more discouraging the feedback we get from the actual state department. >> bill: they say they told us they visited your son four times and they're monitoring his case. but they haven't come out and asked for his release and secretary of state clinton hasn't said anything. >> no. >> they've told us they can't do anything. >> bill: is that right? they can't do anything? >> over and over. >> bill: that's bunch of bull. certainly they can do something. certainly president obama can do something. let's hope that's not necessary. let's hope at the end of the week you get the mexican government does the right thing in the spirit of christmas and the spirit
Dec 18, 2012 9:00pm EST
today or diabetes or heart disease, r.a.m. will try to find a volunteer doctor who will follow up. ross isaacs is one of the doctors. >> who are these patients? >> it's the working poor, middle of their lives, most with families, most not substance abusers, and employed without adequate insurance. >> dr. isaacs saw marty tankersley, the man we met in the parking lot who'd driven 200 miles. it turned out that tankersley, a few years back, had two heart attacks and heart surgery but almost no follow-up since. >> so you haven't seen somebody in a while with regards to your ticker and stuff? >> the tankersleys live in dalton, georgia. they fall in the category of the underinsured. marty's a truck driver. he has major medical insurance through his employer but the deductible is $500, really unaffordable, and the dental insurance costs too much. no one really knows just how many americans are underinsured like the tankersleys. >> he's the lucky one that could drive the 200 miles. he's the lucky one that got to see people today and get hooked in. there are tens of hundreds of thousands of peop
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
and killing toll taker debra of ross and bus driver ersie everett on august 5, 2009. >> burris his attorney say that the client, who represented himself as this trial, was not in the park roberts and his teeth to prepare for the hearing. >> the sentencing has been continue to january 18th. >> the russian parliament pulmonary authorization to ban the adoption of russian children by americans known of on what is motivating that move. >> it is right at the freezing mark in novato the coldest temperatures will be sigfound in the north bay. it will be a chilly wind. we will be right >> we're back at 4:4 for0. too many players on the field among them was not human. a pigeon or raided the home of turf of the oakland raiders and would not leave. jeanne moos has the details. >> the pigeon was not intimidated by the oakland raiders for the kansas city chiefs. throughout the second quarter it would not leave. >> staying close to the action. >> he is holding down the field with them! >> a. raiders fan shot the video. >> no one step on the pigeon. dustup on the pigeon. >> there was a few near misses. l
Dec 19, 2012 6:00am EST
" begins right now. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "squawk box" on nbc is. andrew ross sorkin is out today. we hope he's feeling better soon. >>> as we've been talk being the fiscal cliff this week, president obama and speaker boehner appear to be inching toward a deal. last night republicans announced plan b in case talks fail. they'll be moving to pass their own tax bill as a backup plan to avert the tax hikes. and the automatic budget cuts set to happen next month. it would extend low tax rates except on those with incomes of $1 million and above. president obama's latest position puts that threshold at $400,000. >> at this point, having a backup plan to make sure that as few american taxpayers are affected by this increase as possible. >> now no one expects that the gop bill will pass the democratic-controlled senate. in fact, harry reid said forget it, they're not going to be passing any of these things. but this is another option out this. and it does change the dynamics in terms of who's going to be blamed for raising taxes. we'll see how this plays out. >>> among our g
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am EST
of the u.s. trading session. thank you for tuning in this morning. i'm kelly evans. ross westgate will be back here on friday. so we'll see you back then. maybe tomorrow, too. [ male announcer ] how can power consumption in china, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >>> good morning, fiscal cliff countdown. house republicans unveiling what they're calling plan b. >>> tech toughness. oracle sales will stay strong into the new year despite fears of tax hikes and spending cuts. >>> plus, libor rigging.